|Rustbelt Radio for April 28, 2008 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * Thousands protest around the world in response to Mumia Abu Jamal's denial of a new trial * The One Hill Coalition reaches a tentative Community Benefits Agreement with the City, the County, and the Penguins hockey team * The City of New York withdraws its plans to build a new $375 million jail in the Bronx * Grassroots organizations work to bring clean water to Iraq * Plus we bring you the weekly radio spin and the radical day in history
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Pittsburgh; New York; Bronx; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Iraq
|Rustbelt Radio for October 26, 2009 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
Keywords: Mumia Abu Jamal, G20, Police Brutality, Prison, Mothers, BDS, Palestine, Israel
|Rustbelt Radio for April 14, 2008 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * Updates on the Court of Appeals Ruling for Mumia Abu-Jamal * Radio reporters assassinated in Oaxaca, Mexico * a report on the Longest Walk Two, a five month journey to raise awareness of Native American and environmental issues * National Labor Committee director Charlie Kernaghan speaks at Carlow University about sweatshop labor and workers' rights * and more in our local and global headlines
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Pittsburgh; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Oaxaca; Mexico; sweatshops; National Labor Committee; El Salvador; Native Americans
|Rustbelt Radio for July 28, 2008 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this weeks show... * A mexican immigrant is beaten to death in Pennsylvania * Leading environmental activists speak out on climate change and its effect on the world's water supply * Mumia Abu Jamal is denied a new trial * and North Siders rally for a Community Benefits Agreement Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Pittsburgh; police; Mumia Abu Jamal; Haiti; climate; water; Continental Real Estate; immigration
|Rustbelt Radio for May 14, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * Rustbelt Radio explores the issue of immigration reform, with the help of three respected immigration lawyers. * Mumia Abu-Jamal is scheduled for a hearing that could grant him a new trial * Community Activists develop Anti-Violence initiatives addressing recent shootings in Pittsburgh * Students and teachers at St. Vincent College protest George Bush's commencement speech * and more in our local and global headlines
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; immigration; Mumia; Mumia Abu-Jamal; death row; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh; violence; Bush; protest; St. Vincent College; women's health
|Rustbelt Radio for December 11, 2006 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * we'll hear from Mumia Abu-Jamal, who marked his 25th year of imprisonment in Pennsylvania over the weekend * a new film on Cuba's public health system premiered at the University of Pittsburgh, and we spoke to its producer, as well as other members of the panel discussion that followed * the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has refused the right of transgender people to designate their own genders on birth certificates...
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Cuba; health care; New York; transgender; casinos; Hill Distrct; Mon-Fayette Expressway; Colin Powell; Palestine
|The Best of Rustbelt Radio, Summer 2007 (Rustbelt Radio for September 3, 2007) - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Summer of 2007 including... * Pittsburgh's nomination as America's most livable city * Updates on the South Central Los Angeles Farm * A report from the activists and Media Makers at the 9th annual Allied Media Conference * How To Free a Political Prisoner -- a local benefit for Mumia * Let's Talk About Sex-- interviews and highlights from the 10th annual Sistersong conference * and more highlights from the past few m...
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Allied Media Conference; AMC; AMC2007; Detroit; Pittsburgh; Los Angeles; South Central Farm; urban farming; Mumia; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Sistersong; sex
|Rustbelt Radio for December 10, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * Chuck D. speaks on youth empowerment and local history at November's Urban Roots Hip Hop Symposium in East Liberty * Activists call for a moratorium on tasers in response to increased cases of police abuse and taser related deaths * Pittsburgh residents organize to save Schenley High * On the twenty-six year anniversary of the incarceration of Mumia Abu-Jamal, new developments in the case * Another noose incident in Pittsburgh, this time at a local high school * and more...
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Pittsburgh; police; violence; nooses; Oakland Catholic High School; Schenley High School; Pittsburgh Public Schools; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Blackwater; tasers; Chuck D
|Rustbelt Radio for October 29, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * As fires sweep across Southern California, undocumented immigrants fear deportation * Protesters gather in DC to oppose the World Bank & IMF * Dr. Herb Needleman speaks about his research linking lead poisoning and violence * Racial threats continue in the city as another noose is found at a workplace in Pittsburgh * Desmond Tutu visits Pittsburgh - and SCI Greene * and more in our local and global headlines
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; lead poisoning; Herb Needleman; IMF; World Bank; International Monetary Fund; Pittsburgh; racism; Desmond Tutu; Mumia Abu-Jamal; fires; San Diego
|Rustbelt Radio for May 21, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * locals react to the Federal Appeals Court hearing in Philadelphia for Mumia Abu-Jamal * Earth First activists in Southern Indiana challenge the new NAFTA Superhighway in their region * Author and ecologist Sandra Steingraber speaks about the connections between environmental and human health * the Coalition of Immokalee Workers wins another battle for farmworkers * and more in our local and global headlines
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; environment; health; child development; I-69; NAFTA Superhighway; Indiana; Earth First!; Shropshire Music Foundation; health care; Mumia Abu-Jamal; police; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh
|Rustbelt Radio for July 30, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * locals celebrate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act * The US Farm Bill is set to be renewed for the 1st time in 5 years and could have dire consequences for farmers across the globe * Condom commercials are banned in Pittsburgh * Voices and music from the benefit show "How to Free a Political Prisoner" held in Pittsburgh this past week * plus more in our local and global headlines
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Hazleton; murals; art; immigration; ADA; Americans with Disabilities Act; farms; subsidies; US Farm Bill; condom commercials; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Pittsburgh; Florida; death penalty; lethal injection
|Rustbelt Radio for April 23, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * Independent media activists and organizers from Chiapas and Oaxaca Mexico speak about the benefits and challenges of indigenous media-making in southern Mexico * Concerned Parents, University Researchers and Community Activists challenge abstinence only education in Pittsburgh Public Schools * Falun Gong practitioners and Human Rights advocates speak out in Pittsburgh about persecution and organ harvesting by the Chinese Government * plus commentary from Mumia Abu-Jamal,...
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Chiapas; Oaxaca; indigenous; media; independent media; Pittsburgh; schools; sexual education; Falun Gong; China; human rights; organ harvesting; Mumia Abu-Jamal